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Lauriston Castle, 2a Cramond Road South, Edinburgh EH4 5QD

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On Foot

Lauriston Castle sits between Davidson’s Mains and Cramond. From Davidson’s Mains walk along Cramond Road South, past the supermarket. Cross over Lauriston Farm Road and continue along Cramond Road South. Follow the stone boundary wall to the main entrance into the gardens. Walk down the drive to reach the Castle. 

From the roundabout at the Silverknowes bus terminus, walk up Lauriston Farm Road to meet Cramond Road South. Turn right and the entrance to the Castle grounds is just a few metres along Cramond Road South. Note: the North Edinburgh Cycle Network crosses Cramond Road South so is a handy option for cyclists.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Edinburgh Haymarket, but Edinburgh Waverley Station in the city centre is more convenient for buses to Lauriston. The 29, 41, and 37 pass along Princes Street near to Waverley Station. A taxi ride takes about 25 minutes.


By Bus

You can take buses to Davidson’s Mains (21, 41 & 42), or Silverknowes Terminus (16, 27, 29 & 37); both are around 10 minutes' walk from Lauriston Castle.



There is a free car park and cycle racks in the grounds. Disabled badge holders may park in front of the castle.